Asian Food

a white plate with a portion of lamb nihari and also on the plate is naan bread

A Simple nihari curry

Transport yourself to the vibrant streets of Lahore with this aromatic and hearty lamb nihari curry. With tender chunks of meat bathed in a rich and spicy gravy, this dish is sure to warm your soul and tantalise your taste buds. Nihari Curry is a traditional dish that originated in the Mughal kitchens of India … Read more

The Lazy Persons Beef Curry For One

At times you want maximum flavour for minimum effort and this easy cheat beef curry is one of those recipes. I though I would make life easy cooking this curry by using a ready made curry sauce (Kohinoor sauces) and then just pimp it up a little. Inspired by a pack of reduced shin of … Read more

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Essential Ingredients for Chinese Cooking

If you’re looking to get into Chinese cooking, chances are you won’t have all the necessary ingredients in your cupboards. Fundamentally, most Chinese dishes are made up of or utilise a few basic ingredients. Some of which you may have in your home already, some which you may not. Chinese Resources Traditional Chinese peasant recipes … Read more

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Recipes Using Gochujang Paste

Ok I understand that some of you may have never heard of gochujang paste and no idea what it actually is. It is a spicy fermented Korean chilli paste. What is gochujang? What is it made of? Gochujang is a deep red, smooth and spicy paste popular in Korean cuisine. A staple condiment, it’s made … Read more

Crispy Korean Pulled Pork

Spicy Korean Shredded Sticky Pork Tacos

This Korean inspired spicy pork dish was inspired from watching too much Dinners, Dives and Drive ins. It was the mixes of spices they were using for BBQ and the vinegar based marinade and spices. So I just started playing with flavours and then I stumbled across this little combination. The great thing is that … Read more

Easy Butter Chicken Biryani With Prawns

Another night exploring what the supermarket has to offer and something a little different to eat. Well inspiration was missing a little and could I be bothered to cook. Sometimes cooking for one is an effort and you just fancy a quick ready meal. Stop right there, I can not remember the last time I … Read more

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Basic Curry Paste Recipe

Curry Paste Recipe We all love a Ruby Murray, Yes its Cockney rhyming slang for a curry. Virtually every curry you have every had has started from a basic curry paste recipe.The basic curry paste starts with, onion (lots) garlic, ginger, tomatoes and turmeric. Of course there are many variations including more spices. I prefer … Read more